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Cairo badly needed a detox; COVID-19 lockdown supplied one, but at a steep price to Egypt
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Cairo badly needed a detox; COVID-19 lockdown supplied one, but at a steep price to Egypt

Egypt has more than 77,000 known cases, and confirmed infections have grown by about 1,400 cases a day for the past month. Egypt has registered more than 3,400 deaths, the highest toll in the Arab world

Premier League: Mohamed Salah says he wants to stay at Liverpool for a long time
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Premier League: Mohamed Salah says he wants to stay at Liverpool for a long time

The Egypt international, who signed a new five-year deal in 2018, was the top scorer at the club this season with 17 Premier League goals as they secured a 19th top-flight title with seven games to spare.

Coronavirus pandemic turns Egyptian football player Mahrous Mahmoud into a street vendor
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Coronavirus pandemic turns Egyptian football player Mahrous Mahmoud into a street vendor

In normal circumstances, at this time of the year, Mahmoud would be on the field playing as a defender for Beni Suef, a club in Egypt's second division.

Coroanvirus Outbreak: Mideast economies take massive hit with historic oil price crash
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Coroanvirus Outbreak: Mideast economies take massive hit with historic oil price crash

Iraq is planning painful cuts in social benefits relied on by millions of government workers. Saudi Arabia will likely have to delay mega-projects

Coronavirus pandemic: Amid COVID-19 threat, Achanta Sharath Kamal focuses on job at hand by winning first title in 10 years
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Coronavirus pandemic: Amid COVID-19 threat, Achanta Sharath Kamal focuses on job at hand by winning first title in 10 years

As the news of sporting events getting suspended or postponed around the world started trickling in, Sharath was in Muscat for the ITTF Challenge Plus event

Coronavirus outbreak: IndiGo cancels flights to Doha till 17 March after Qatar bans entry of Indian nationals
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Coronavirus outbreak: IndiGo cancels flights to Doha till 17 March after Qatar bans entry of Indian nationals

Qatar has temporarily banned entry of people coming from India and 13 other countries in the wake of coronavirus outbreak, which has infected thousands of people

Hosni Mubarak dies at 91, says Egypt's state TV; former president was ousted during Arab Spring uprising
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Hosni Mubarak dies at 91, says Egypt's state TV; former president was ousted during Arab Spring uprising

Hosni Mubarak, born in May 1928, was vice president on 14 October 1981, when his mentor, president Anwar Sadat, was assassinated by Islamic extremists while reviewing a military parade.

Palestinian militants fire rockets into Israel after air strike in Damascus leaves two members of Islamic Jihad group dead
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Palestinian militants fire rockets into Israel after air strike in Damascus leaves two members of Islamic Jihad group dead

Israeli defence minister Naftali Bennett said, 'We have eliminated six terrorists in the past 24 hours, not just in Gaza'

Coronavirus outbreak: Two elderly citizens die of infection in Iran's Qom, says state news agency
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Coronavirus outbreak: Two elderly citizens die of infection in Iran's Qom, says state news agency

The coronavirus has killed two elderly Iranian citizens, Iran's state-run IRNA news agency reported Wednesday

Three Indians killed, 13 injured near Egypt's Ain Sokhna after tourist buses collide with truck
India

Three Indians killed, 13 injured near Egypt's Ain Sokhna after tourist buses collide with truck

Three Indians were killed and 13 others injured when two buses carrying tourists crashed into a truck in Egypt's Suez governorate, the Indian embassy in Cairo said on Sunday.

Ethiopian PM Abiy Ahmed receives Nobel Peace Prize in Oslo, says 'hell' of war fueled desire for peace with Eritrea
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Ethiopian PM Abiy Ahmed receives Nobel Peace Prize in Oslo, says 'hell' of war fueled desire for peace with Eritrea

The winner of this year's Nobel Peace Prize says his horrifying experiences as a young Ethiopian soldier fueled his determination to seek an end to the long conflict with a neighbouring country

#OnionPrices trends on Twitter as price of kitchen staple surges; 'Even Teja would've opted for onion farming', says one user
India

#OnionPrices trends on Twitter as price of kitchen staple surges; 'Even Teja would've opted for onion farming', says one user

Amidst this, people are taking to social media platforms – especially Twitter – to respond to the price hike in the vegetable.

Wholesale prices of onion cross Rs 100 per kg in Maharashtra; rates to stay high till arrival of fresh stocks in markets
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Wholesale prices of onion cross Rs 100 per kg in Maharashtra; rates to stay high till arrival of fresh stocks in markets

On Wednesday, the government extended prohibitions on traders from the stocking of the edible bulb across the country for an indefinite period even as the onion prices continue to rule high at Rs 80-90 per kg.

Arabian Gulf Cup kicks off in Qatar with Saudi Arabia, UAE and Bahrain among participants as strained relations appear to improve
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Arabian Gulf Cup kicks off in Qatar with Saudi Arabia, UAE and Bahrain among participants as strained relations appear to improve

The Arabian Gulf Cup kicks off on Tuesday in Qatar, with teams from its neighbouring nations set to play, in a sign that relations with the host nation — which also hosts the World Cup in 2022 — may be improving after a two-year freeze.

Africa Cup of Nations 2021 qualifiers: Michael Olunga inspires Kenya to draw over Mohamed Salah-less Egypt; Algeria thump Zambia
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Africa Cup of Nations 2021 qualifiers: Michael Olunga inspires Kenya to draw over Mohamed Salah-less Egypt; Algeria thump Zambia

Even without injured Liverpool goal poacher Salah, Egypt were expected to overcome traditional poor travellers Kenya at the vast 87,000-capacity Borg el Arab Stadium near Alexandria.

Gaza’s Islamic Jihad group announces ceasefire with Israel, brings to an end two days of heavy fighting that killed 32 Palestinians
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Gaza’s Islamic Jihad group announces ceasefire with Israel, brings to an end two days of heavy fighting that killed 32 Palestinians

Al-Berim said the cease-fire was based on a list of demands presented by his group late on Wednesday, the fighting broke out early on Tuesday after Israel killed a senior commander of the militant group.

Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers: Mohamed Salah ruled out of Egypt's clashes against Kenya, Comoros owing to ankle injury
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Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers: Mohamed Salah ruled out of Egypt's clashes against Kenya, Comoros owing to ankle injury

Egypt released a statement on their official Twitter account on Tuesday confirming Salah will miss the games, along with a picture of the striker with a protective boot on his left ankle.

What 3,000-year-old Egyptian wheat tells us about the genetics of our daily bread
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What 3,000-year-old Egyptian wheat tells us about the genetics of our daily bread

In Pharaonic Egypt, emmer was common wheat and the Romans referred to hulled wheat as Pharaoh’s wheat.

Days after winning Nobel Prize for Peace, Ethiopian premier Abiy Ahmed warns Egypt against war over dam dispute, Cairo 'shocked'
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Days after winning Nobel Prize for Peace, Ethiopian premier Abiy Ahmed warns Egypt against war over dam dispute, Cairo 'shocked'

Ethiopia's Nobel Peace Prize-winning prime minister warned Tuesday that if there's a need to go to war over a dam project disputed with Egypt his country could muster millions of people, but he said only negotiation can resolve the current deadlock

World Athletics Championships 2019: Organising committee blames late-evening start times, political boycott of Qatar for sparse crowd in stadium
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World Athletics Championships 2019: Organising committee blames late-evening start times, political boycott of Qatar for sparse crowd in stadium

The absence of cheering fans meant that the USA team which won the inaugural 4x400 metres mixed relay title on Sunday opted not to run a lap of honour